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On Monday 31 May 2004 12:50 pm, J. Erik Hemdal wrote:

> > > > Why is it that it insists on only looking for the rpms on the
> > > > installation CDs? Why can't I tell it to brose to the
> > > > local directory, where I have all of them stored?
> > 
> > > less /usr/share/doc/system-config-packages-1.2.12/README
> > >
> > > "You can instead use a Red Hat Linux installation tree with
> > > the option '-tree=/path/to/tree' or use a directory with Red Hat Linux
> > > ISO images with the option '--isodir=/path/to/dir'."

> It looks like you're trying to read a directory full of ISO CD-ROM
> images instead of a directory of RPM packages.  Either mount these
> images via a loopback device, so you can see the actual contents of the
> ISO's, or burn them to CD and copy the resulting RPM's back to disk.

So the README above is wrong?  And William Hooper is wrong, even though he has 
it working?  I doubt it.  :-)
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Charles Howse
Jackson, TN
Registered Linux User # 347576 (http://counter.li.org)
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